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putin. there are reports from southern ukraine that 2,000 russian troops have landed there. one ukrainian leader has called on russia to stop the provocation, stop the aggression and said the ukrainian army is prepared to defend it's territory. we'll get the very latest live from ukraine, but first the day's fast-moving events in a country that is geographically and culturally at the crossroads of east and west. >> troops with no insignia took control of the crimeaen airports. ten russian helicopters flew into ukraine air space. watching it all very closely is united states. secretary of state john kerry discussing rising tensions this morning. >> we raise the issue of the airports, we raise the issue of armored vehicles and personnel in various places. while we were told that they are not engaging in any violation of the sovereignty and do not intend to, i nevertheless made it clear that that could be misinterpreted at the moment, and there are enough tensions that it is important for everybody to be extremely careful not to inflame the situation, and not to send the wrong mess
in the ukraine. we have a developing crisis there. i'm going right to peter barnes for details. peter if. >> well, that's right, gerri. we're monitoring developments here in washington, waiting for the president to comment on latest developments in ukraine, where there are reports ukrainians and ukrainian ambassador to the united nations of an illegal crossing by russian military personnel of the borders into crimea. the russian, the ukrainian ambassador saying that transport aircraft, around 10 of them, plus another dozen or so military helicopters have crossed into the area. there are reports of these aircraft landing at an airport in crimea. right now the pentagon is not prepared to characterize this movement but officials do tell fox they see evidence of air and maritime movement into and out of crimea by russian forces. we're waiting for the president on the latest, gerri. gerri: peter, to you, as we listen to the details that are only slowly coming out here, why can't we get some kind of a characterization of how the government regards these movements? what do they make of them? do we have
our viewers in the united states and around the world. we're following the growing crisis in ukraine where tensions are rapidly escalating and the president of the united states, president obama is about to walk into the white house briefing room to make a major statement. the ukrainian government is accusing russian black sea forces of trying to seize two airports in crimea and cutting off communications between the russian majority region and the rest of ukraine. russian troops also are set to have surrounded the state television facility, some are calling it, and i'm quoting it now, an armed invasion of the country. all of this coming just six days after the ukrainian president, viktor yanukovych, was driven from the capital following deadly demonstrations against this pro-moscow president. let's go to our senior white house correspondent jim askos sta. explain this for us. >> president obama was supposed to be out here 15 minutes ago so he's running late. he was expected to be at the democratic committee at this hour, wolf, laying out his midterm strategy for his party. instead h
. >> ukraine has filed a next edition request for the extradition of yanukovych from russia. any comment on that? >> i have not seen it, but i think would be unlikely we would have a specific comment on that. >> are you aware of plans to discuss the ukraine today? >> we do not confirm or discuss internal meetings. internal if it is because of the five permanent members, the security counsel. >> i don't have any details on that. i can check and see if that is something they have announced. the ukrainians asked for there to be a meeting. do you know if the united states was in favor of having this meeting? >> i point you to our mission in new york on that. >> do you recognize the current government of the ukraine? >> we don't recognize governments, as you know. let me answer your question. we don't recognize governments. as i just said earlier, the fact , leftanukovych left kiev his people with the leadership void in our view means that he has lost his legitimacy. our focus here is on working with the interim government. they are going to hold elections . they have called for elections in
'm jonathan betz with the top stories. >> ukraine names a new leader. what is next after months of turmoil. no one seems to know where the dismissed president is. a tornado threatens one of the biggest auto races of the year. it seemed a perfect place to sell girl scout cook. >> not everyone is happy and it's prompted a warning. >> uncertainty in ukraine. parliament named the speaker as president. it fired top cabinet ministers. the location. dismissed president is unknown. this is footage of viktor yanukovych leaving the presidential palace. there's a lot of support in iron ukraine. thousands of protesters are in independence square. >> victory came at a cost. there's no euphoria at independence square. instead, we found grief. they have too much to celebrate. anyway, they are too exhausted. ukrainian politics has broken down, former politician leaders hold power, denying they staged a coup. >> the government did not want to listen to the people and did everything possible to hold on to power and crossed the line when it killed people. now we need a functioning state as soon as possible.
got both sides' attention in ukraine. without that deal more violence, more death, and an armed crackdown looked like the next steps. instead there is an agreement. the leaders of the political opposition shaking hands with the ukrainianpresident viktor yanukovych. on this program a closer look at the deal ending the stand off at least for now and the nagging question are the desires and demands of the two sides in this deeply divided country so mutually contradictory that it's hard to imagine an outcome that gives all of the parties enough what have they want, enough of what they need to create a solution to the current crisis. let's start with this update. >> the streets are quiet in kiev as the country digests the deal that ended the crisis for now. the government and the opposition greed to a six-point settlement that includes the promise of presidential elections by the end of the year. protesters are approaching the news with cautious optimism. >> i think it was all very predictable. he has no other choice but to go for early elections because people who felt force to take
taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> i'm bret baier in washington. this is a fox news alert. president obama addressing the nation less than an hour ago about reports the russian military had entered ukraine. we have fox team coverage tonight on the extremely fluid situation in ukraine, changing by the hour. wendell goler covers the president's brief address, but first, senior foreign affairs correspondent amy kellogg keeping a close eye from london on this developing story. good evening, amy. >> hi, bret. the warm glow of the olympic closing ceremony has dispalted in less than a wee ukraine's crimea has probably something to do with local militia groups, protection groups, bret, but certainly, there is a russian military presence down there, and the question and the concern is where is it all leading? another jarring wake-up call in ukraine. armed men take over the civilian airport in the semiautonomous region of crimea, and where russia bases its black sea fleet. russia says its personnel there are doing
the center of the critical stall in ukraine ukraine's kneeling carry many staff awesome novel called sis iraq to me the trees blocking an apple in the black sea port of a seven step though in crimea me in the russian naval base man on man at the chilling another and forth in the regional capital. and the unidentified armed group took control of the appellant's have not seen rough road. witnesses say around fifty alms man just admit it really full speed down to recognize a built in sink me as we put me with the russian navy slacks to renovate the airport's domestic flight terminal at the appeal to the undying the airport to operate normally and also stay an encore of british identity and is reported to have ceased to crime unit administrative buildings with the race the russians. yes we have mentioned just now and sat on identified the alms group shot looking chilling will be toting the same apropos and polish the capital of ukraine's crimea on this breakup make up respondent and foam box and was one of the fast on the scene and filmed as the alms brooch and a member of the so called itself th
. i'm nik gowing with "bbc world news". our top stories. crime becomes ukraine's national flashpoint. armed men seize the regional parliament. >>> ukraine's be acting president warns russia against military aggression as parliament meets to confirm a new government. >>> the crisis deepens. the former president appears asking moscow to guarantee his safety. that's according to reports from officials news agencies in russia. >>> supporters of thailand's prime minister try to block her corruption hearing. she sends her legal team to answer the charges. hello, everyone. a series of fast-moving events in ukraine is where the government has put domestic security forces on high alert. the russian flag now flies over the regional parliament building in the capital. it is a potential flashpoint. it is home to the russian naval fleet at a massive base on the black sea. now a new twist. reports from official russian news agencies signal that viktor yanukovych is in russia after he fled rapidly on friday. he insists he is still ukraine's rightful head of state. well, let's find out what's happen
and jokes coming up. as ukraine's national assembly rooms in the interim cabinet. pro russian armed gunmen continued to control crime year's regional parliaments the last five days after his ouster ex president of ghana which pops up and rush over to schedule a friday news conference. thought i was a speech before a joint session of parliament even the queen on to record this as his uk counterpart david cameron says he can get his way when it comes to an antique buttons eu membership status it all. its engine keeps building over ukraine in crimea as capital gunmen in control of parliament was wasted. the russian flag cross the border russian fighter jets in the sky in ukraine's ousted president hopping up the tree of the cove which was given a friday press conference in the southern russian city of raw stuff and gone. meanwhile in the capital of double screening process for ukraine's new cabinet inside parliament in downtown st the prime minister and the new direction the line taking a taxi to the ukrainian government is european integration. sad to see if his linens and things to be troub
. >> hello, i'm ray suarez. the world has been watching the center of ukraine's capitol kiev since november when growing protests met the government's decision to pitch the country toward its historic ally moscow rather that is brussels and the beckoning european union. for a time it looked like it may be de-escalating. there were talks and changes in the government opposition. there had been sporadic violence all along, but it came to a point where it looked like president viktor yanukovych was unwilling to restore order to the city. then came this week. and the escalation from both sides that led to more than two dozen deaths. it's hard to know where things go from here in a divided capitol where fires burn figuratively and literally. >> ring of fire is burning against in independent square in kiev tonight. protesters using the blazing barricade to protect themselves from the government forces trying to evict them from the square. the stand off began three months ago and reached a deadly peak tuesday. 240 people were injured. >> even i am ready to go on the front line, but as i'm a woman
was the biggest lender in the private sector to ukraine as four billion dollars plus of loans to the various ukrainian borrowers. so far and as we speak only in so far. those loans are overwhelmingly current and in good shape. there's been no sign in the last week or two of any increase in defaults on those existing loans to a full range of ukrainian borrowers so far so good. so spare duncan least. bank that you are a board member it is no preparing food for a ukrainian to fool's day in the next few weeks o o o months. we may have seen that the chief executive officer of spare bag herman graph announced on wednesday last week that they would not make new loans in ukraine until the situation clarified they're watching it closely but meanwhile business has already been eight seems to be a normal shape and people are paying their loans on time so far. what you think the risk is of contagion from the ukrainian situation economically. we'll have to look at it in terms of what's going on at the grassroots ukrainian businessman at the same problems as is my math everywhere. if the paper suppliers
the ukraine under the immediate threat to my life and the life of my family. >> ukraine's ousted president says he's still the country's legitimate leader. >> armed men supporting russia take over the airports in the crimean capitol as the ukraine asks the u.n. to intervene. >> in london, more reaction on those fast moving developments in ukraine. viktor yanukovych insists he's in charge. we'll have analysis on who is running the country and the money leaving from it. >> also ahead, the french president arrives in central african republic where his military operations are expanding. >> building a toy dynasty one little plastic brick at a time. ♪ >> hello, so the struggle for ukraine's future has taken on several twists in the last few hours. let's take you through them all. speaking from southern russia, viktor yanukovych said he's still the legitimate leader of ukraine and called the protestors who overthrew him fascists, meanwhile inside ukraine, armed men apparently aligned to russia have taken control of the international airport in the crimean region. crimea's parliament, a new gove
with "bbc world news". our top stories. crisis in ukraine. armed activists take control of two airports in crimea, fueling graeter fears of moscow's intentions. because of crimea, the interior minister of ukraine describes is this as an armed invasion. >>> uganda says it is being blackmailed by the international community as the world bank decides to postpone a multimillion dollar loan because of the new uganda anti-gay laws. >> and it's believed to be the biggest ever international crackdown on fraud. over 100 people arrested for selling bogus shares. >>> hello, everyone. we begin with a new dimension to the growing crisis in ukraine where the interior minister has described this as an armed invasion. groups of armed men have taken over two airports in crimea. a largely russian speaking part of ukraine, which is home to a massive russian naval base. this is simferopol, the capital. they are saying nothing to reporters. but flights are still operating in and out of this civilian airport as normal. the situation is less clear at nearby sebaterpol. you can see some of the warplanes lined
on the ukraine. i was sitting here and listening to you and as the ukraine athletes started withdrawing from olympic competitions, i have to tell you that i think it is so sad that athletes around the world are doing this. the olympics were put in place as a means to global french. countries that normally would not come together under peaceful circumstances, and i am so sad that political games have gotten in the way, and they are affecting how these kids are getting to the olympics. how many times will people get to the olympics in their lifetime, really? it is really sad. when i was growing up, the olympics were not a political statement, you know? i mean, they were friendship between global countries. host: thank you for all of your calls. we'll be back for your comments tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. enjoy the rest of your thursday. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ violent crashes have erupted again in the ukrainian capital of kiev shortly after a truce was appeared to have been reached last
of those killed in last week's revolution. ukraine's most wanted man. an arrest warrant is issued for former president viktor yanukovych. >>> in london, with the other headlines. as the u.n. condemns both sides in south sudan for widespread human rights abuses, we have a special report from the town of bor. >> this trench they have dug is big enough to take 250 bodies. it isn't full yet. but just over here there are two or trenches and they both have been filled in. >>> and the oldest remaining holocaust survivor dies in london at 110 years old. >>> hello and welcome to independence square here in the center of kiev where today the start of a working week thousands of people have still gathered, many clutching flowers to line at sidelines to those 88 people killed last week in ukraine's second revolution in a decade. let me just show you around here. you can see this man here, a refuse truck is coming around and they are asking everyone to help clear up the square. it's going to be a lot of work. the barricades were set up in the battles against the riot police. many were set on f
spilled in the name of ukraine and i would like to do everything so that you can see different politicians, different officials. so that you are those -- you are included in rebuilding of new ukraine. and your ability, your patriotism, your honor will be positive new ukraine. and now i think we all have to take care, you first of all because nobody trusts no one apart from you. the entire country trusts you. they want a guarantee from you that our country will not be taken and split apart. can you guarantee me that? and that is that is the only guarantee that others will accept. it's not only ukraine, it's not just ukraine these days have opportunity to build there on its life. please send a doctor. >> translator: as we previously agreed if it's possible to transport the person to the stage, please bring them here. i would also like you to feel -- >> translator: please make a corridor so we are able to see where to go to. >> that was former ukrainian mime minister speaking live from independence square in kiev ukraine. she says after three years of impress. she has returned to a different
with the extraordinary turn of events in ukraine. i will talk live with one of the men who brokered the peace deal, polish foreign minister roddick sa core ski and terrific panel, nicolas ukraine, david remnick and robin wright we will talk about ukraine, venezuela, sochi and the iran talks. and are manufacturing and trade skills more valuable than an art history degree? that's what president obama said. i will ask a best-selling author with an art history degree. the new yorker's adam gothnick. from dining at midnight to seest ta's at midday, why spain may want to turn back the clock about 70 years. i'll explain. but first, here's my take. 2013 seemed in many ways to be the year of vladimir putin. the russian president had consolidated power in his country, crushed any possible opposition, kept his ally in syria from being toppled and brokered a deal to remove syria's chemical weapons. 2014 was also going pretty well for putin. the sochi olympics was not the disaster many had suggested and above all, putin had maintained russia's historic relationship with ukraine. outmaneuvering the european uni
. a look now at the political unrest in the ukraine with nicholas burns and former senior director of russia, ukraine and eurasian affairs. >> "washington journal" continues. host: might get the segment is nicholas burns, a former secretary of state for political affairs and currently a professor of the policy and national politics at harvard kennedy school. thank you for being with us. guest: thank you, good morning. ukraine has issued a warrant for the arrest of the president. explain to us, what is the latest on that situation? guest: the president disappeared . ? but fled --? vych simply disappeared. he ruled under a bankrupt economy. the big issue here was ukraine had a chance to have a deeper trade and investment relationship with the european union that would have been very positive for them. former president turned that down in order to have a closer relationship with the russian confederation. ukraine is a country that is badly divided between ethnic russians in the east and south part of the country and ethnic ukrainians in the central and western part of the country. no
. russia saying it willing second a mediator to ukraine after the truce is broken and the violent clashes resumed. >>> new jersey governor face-to-face with his constituents talking about his bridge gate scandal. >>> al jazeera journalists now being held for 54 days. >>> the bloodshed in kiev has resumed. this following the collapse of that shaky truce. nearly two dozen people reportedly killed there just today. jennifer are we seeing calm at this hour? >> reporter: well, for now it is calm, but very tense here as darkness falls in kiev. the protesters have taken much of independence square back. they have moved their barricades very far what were once police lines. now protesters are reinforcing those areas, and built two new barricades. it has been rather calm for the last few hours after a terrible, terrible morning of violence that left more than a dozen people dead incluzing a dozen bodies here at this makeshift field hospital, as well as right now a morgue. people killed by gunfire, sniper fire. >> ukraine's interior ministry saying that 67 police officers are being detained by prot
. they are focusing on the restaurant's heating equipment at this hour. >> we have the very latest in the ukraine. as you can see, a live look at independence square. a minute after 5:00 in the afternoon and the crowd and the speakers as you can see are still there. this after more breaking developments overnight. that large crowd asking what is next for the nation? after a weekend of astonishing events, a turn at freedom and democracy defeating oppression and at least a victory for now. held oh, everyone. welcome to america's news headquarters. >> i'm jamie colby. it's great to see things are more peaceful after horrific violence for days. they are voting for a new leader following the ousting of the president taking over the country's interim president. the opposition leader saying he hopes this move will unite the country. >> one believes with normal standard of life to have jobs, to have social standards. with this idea, we bring them together. >> following all of the progress live from our moscow bureau. amy? >> reporter: it seems that moscow is distancing itself already from the ukraine. th
harris with a look at today's top stories. growing new tensions in ukraine. armed men take control of airports. and ukraine accused russia of mounting an invasion. tens of thousands of documents released detailing the inner workings of the clinton white house. >>> and rising waters force police to close roads, but it's a welcome sight to ease the drought. inside supreme court arguments posted online. >> ominous development developme ukraine. heavily armed men described as russian soldiers took up positions at airports and at a cost guard base in the crimea region. ukraine accusing russia as invading its territory. jennifer glass is live for us in the crimea capitol. jennifer, who are these armed men at the airport? who are they taking their orders from? >> reporter: they won't talk about who they are. tonight we have a new development. the air space in crimea is closed. no flights going in or out for the next 24 hours. we're not sure who these men are. there are no insignia on their uniforms. there are no license tags on their trucks. no identifying marks, paperwork, passes. if you
, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." ,eporting from washington ukraine's new government accuses russia of mounting a military invasion and occupation. president obama says he is deeply concerned. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for any military intervention. delays a loanank for uganda, following the passage of an anti-gay. officials in uganda collett lacked male. and hollywood's biggest night is almost here. soon we will know which stars will be going home with an oscar. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight, tensions are running high in ukraine. the interim government accuses russia of an armed invasion and occupation after unidentified gunmen began patrolling airports in the region of crimea, but the majority of the population is ethnically russian. responding to the report, president obama warned there will be costs for any military intervention in the ukraine. he spoke at the white house a short time ago. >> any violation of ukraine's sove
to the field position. and ninety rupees on sanctions on ukraine and asset freezes and these advances that will be placed according to its audience foreign minister and ukrainians who have lived on that. stall. this is all independence square it's a nice independence square that has seen its bloodiest day in three months of protests indeed the bloodiest day in ukrainian pastes and his history. he began often protesters threw fire bones this morning and vaughan storm police lines breaking the truce agreed overnight covered snipers shot back and at least seventy people and kill that's according to one approach can still check that the death toll as far as the ukrainian that health department is now stands at sixty seven with fifty nine people killed since six o'clock this morning the sun the milk back at the events of the day around them i can tucked away in a safe distance from the five senior police officer lies in wait sniper rifle that the brady he takes aim and five. what's ironic resuming real bullets we were to evacuate people from the area. this is more up to securing our presid
countries in crisis. we start in the ukraine, the president flees the capitol. the crowds hail a returning hero. >> it is a different ukraine. it is a ukraine of free people. thousands of miles away in south america, rallies in venezuela and the president is trying to energyize the supporters and anger is growing, corruption and a poor economy are sparking rage. >> tonight we focus on two world capitols in crisis and looking at the ukraine and venezuela are facing. first, to what is happening in the rest of the world. the most wanted drug lord is captured alive in mexico, the leader of the drug cartel arrested last night. it was part of a u.s. mexican operation. the arrest puts a big dent in the cartel. >> it is a huge blow for the cartel, one of the most powerful in mexico. >> what does it mean for the cartel? >> we are talking a legendary figure in the first place. first arrested in 1993 and got away. he's got businesses around the world. but that doesn't mean the end of the war on drugs as we speak. >> the u.n. security council demanded aid groups be allowed into syria, they are urged t
you here next week. >>> a rapidly developing situation this ukraine. as the newly installed acting president has announced plans to form a new government by tuesday. welcome to america's news headquarters. you are looking live now, this is the capital city kiev. ground zero as they call it for weeks now of chaotic and deadly mass protesting that has fueled a change in power. and just a pu miew minute ags ad that russia has recalled its ambassador to ukraine for, quote, consultation. amy kellogg will join us by phone. she's live in moscow. amy, what does that mean? >> reporter: well, mines that russia is very concerned and they have already voiced this, harris, but i think the bottom line is that russia thinks that the you ukranian opposition is not keeping up its part of the bargain, this deal that was signed two days ago witnessed by the europeans and the russian deputy and then also between the two sides. russia feels that ukraine, the opposition, has fast forwarded basically illegally going ahead with all of these measures which the ukranian ousted president yanukovych calling f
the latest on the turkish league. first, ukraine's caretaker president has been due to form a unity government is tuesday, and it's after the moscow backed victory. the move has been delayed. in the last few moments, a former boxing champion has also again confirmed he will run for the presidency set for may. last week, three weeks of antigovernment protests -- 82 road testers killed in the square. a warrant has been issued for the current president. antigovernment protesters bid their farewell to those killed last week. after weeks of protests and bloodshed, they are expected to -- and unityunity government on thursday. another is one of ukraine's wealthiest people and a regular in the protest against the former president, who is now a wanted man. >> it is a remarkable situation. the president of the ukraine is hiding and doing everything to leave the country to avoid responsibility. >> i would like to underline hundreds of the dude of victims. he wants one of the opposition leaders to meet. she also paid her respect to the victims of the violence. the russian foreign minister warn
and the officials have spoken about ukraine. yet there has been no official word from vladimir putin. is right. there have been limited comments from him directly. his kerry today spoke with foreign counterpart, his foreign minister counterpart in russia. they had a conversation about this, and again some of that conversation, the russians have said they are planning to intervene here. something is happening here. we are getting reports on the ground from people in crimea, reporters who claim they have seen russian troops. we will see what the president has to say, how strong the rhetoric is from the president. so far, other members of the administration are speaking out. the fact that the president is speaking out suggests this has moved up a notch. we have not heard from the president since he was in next ago on ukraine. interesting to see how tough he sounds when he appears in front of the cameras. >> as we await the president, i benching is the senior vice president for stonebridge group rate he is also worked as the senior adviser group i'm wondering if you can give us a little context fo
are taking over the capital in ukraine. >> i was forced to leave ukraine under the immediate threat of my life and life of my family. >> he's staying he's still the country's leader. >> hello, in london with more reaction on those fast moving developments in ukraine. >> viktor yanukovich insists he's charge and tell that to the politicians in kiev. we have the analysis on who is running the country and the money bleeding from it. >> ahead, the french president arrives to central african republic. plus... ♪ the 12 years of slaves expected to win big at sunday's oscars and why so much black talent leaving the uk? the region of crimea and reports of flights being turn away. moscow denied the soldiers are russian. here are the two major flash points, men carrying weapons moved into the airport to the northwest of the city and also at the parliament building in the center. we have a report. >> the prorussian block welcome russian troops. by first light on friday they got their wish. at the airport, dozens of men standing guard & their rifles are unloaded. but who were there. the uniforms hav
. "inside story" is next. >>> conflicts between police and protesters in ukraine were peaceful early on, and now turned violent. people, protests, and power. that's the inside story. ♪ >>> hello, i'm ray suarez. the world has been watching the center of ukraine's capitol in kiev since november, when growing protests made the go's decision to pitch the country toward's moscow, rather than the beckoning european union. for a time it looked like the confrontation might be de-escalating, there were talks and even some changing in the government demanded by the opposition. there has been sporadic violence all along, but there came a point where it looked like the government was unwilling to pull the trigger, unwilling to unlaesh the power at its disposal to restore order to the city. then came this week, and the escalation from both sides that lead to more than two dozen deaths. it's hard to know where things go from here. a ring of fire is burning against in the kiev tonight. protesters using the blazing barricades to protect themselves from government forces. the standoff began three mon
. the deal has now been signed so how does ukraine move forward? and for the first time in 20 years ukraine brings home the gold. and a controversial visitor to the white house. ♪ >>> it is now 9:00 in the evening in ukraine, people have been calm there in kiev now for hours, but everyone is waiting to see what happening next. the president and opposition signing the deal negotiated by a coalition of foreign ministers. all of it coming in the wake of those bloody battles coming in the street that left at least 77 people dead. jennifer can you walk us through the details of the deal that was worked out? >> reporter: del, i can. the deal has a number of things. one the parliament did almost immediately -- the parliament has already passed the law taking ukraine back to its 2004 constitution. they have now until december to do constitutional reforms, and basically taking a lot of powers away from the president. and then presidential elections have to be held by december in 2014. an investigation has to be carried out into the recent violence here. the government has promised no state of emer
you knew you . the ukraine to the old system of dictation us russian forces reportedly take control of two airports in arabia protests continue in the venezuelan capital of the stars of the week long carnival holiday pfft. german chancellor offers to find solutions to address its concerns about the european union. i think. ukraine's interior minister claims russian forces have now taken control of two appleton arabia. eyewitnesses of the regional center of sucre polled say the group was stressed that cinco the biggest those who sees the call of the team would be a guest today. what a beautiful day and explain to you and use what he was the view. we say to you when people write me a top step that will stay here for a long long period of time it's a place called sunday for rushing to hospital. also the ukrainians job of the are not able to carry piece. it was the last. the spokesman said the attack has occurred to me about the bad times apologize. actually all the words of the vitriol cold in the pool to suppress the poll was seized and the reports of anti corruption bill crushes do w
>> hello in a very warm welcome to the "journal" here on dw. the ukraine, a close confidant of former prime minister to mission go -- of yulia tymoshenko has been named interim. gold medal in sochi. and a seven-game losing streak is over. a dream start for the new coach. ukraine where events are continuing to unfold in a dramatic pace with parliament voting to name alexander totino off as interim president. he was voted the speaker of parliament, and he was the close confident of yulia tymoshenko, who bores back on the scene after being released from jail. meanwhile, german chancellor and glove macro -- angela merkel agreed that the ukraine's be we have the latest development in kyiv and elsewhere. >> thousands packed the day after they oust viktor yanukovych. it has become a place of triumph and morning. with yanukovych gone, activists have been reflecting on what the future holds. >> we have fought for this for over two months. many are dead. they were not supposed to leave us. they were young. they never experienced life. all of the politicians associated wi
in the ukraine, where parliament has footed to remove andident viktor yanukovych a release from jail. >> we begin in the ukraine, where president viktor yanukovych has said he is still not willing to step down, but there is an overwhelming feeling he has lost his grip on power. parliament has voted to remove him and stage new elections in may. protesters have taken of control over the capital kiev. and the opposition leader has been released from jail. yanukovych has lost his grip on power, at least in kiev, where a crowd gathered at his furious residents. security forces were nowhere to be seen. the building has become a symbol of corruption under his government and many ukrainians who come here are fed up. man whowas built by a had no right to be called a human being. or a citizen of the ukraine. viktor yanukovych is reportedly in the eastern city. in a televised statement, he rejected speculation he was planning to resign. instead, he called his opponent criminal, accusing them of and claimed a coup, that his car been shot at. he compared the situation with the not see seizure of germany in 19
is democracy, the rule of rights, human rights and ukraine. it is about setting the country on a democratic half for the future. >> we begin this evening with the unrest in ukraine. ofhorities seek the arrest ousted president viktor yanukovych for mass murder. he is believed to be on the run after he fled his palace over the weekend. through ukrainian parliament has that been to fill beat -- phil the power vacuum. the collapse of government in ukraine as seen as a strategic setback for russia. president obama's national security of advisor said the move would be a grave mistake. joining us is john herbst. charles is a professor of international relations at georgetown university and a -- or counsel of the i am pleased to have all of them on the program at this critical moment. fiona hill, i begin with you. we'l d like -- where are right now, how did we get there, and where are we going and what are the risks? did this happen now and what is the moment that we are at now and where we are going? forhe precipitating event the series of protests that have led us to the situation were triggered
of ukraine becomes the main focus for the new id cards and think yep as hostilities grow in the southern region of trying yet. another rent it tonight as required its second recording fourteen to be of the turkish prime minister has surfaced on the line as allegations of rough cement against time or two. possible war crimes is an existing excess of practice violence in the occupied west bank that's according to amnesty international. israel though says they're responding to an upsurge in violence. i would like to join his beard is please update your own fault i kept hoping ukraine together the top challenge for tf is armed men seized control of the regional government headquarters in the economist might be a parody this her estate the russian flag is flying from the parliament building ukraine's security forces have been put on alert following the takeover of the building in the capital according to the country's acting interior minister ukrainian prosecutors have also opened a terror probe it's being reported to the short time ago. my cats douglas herbert is in the crimean capital and h
crimeaens remain the men in camouflage whoever they are. >> part of basic agreements between the ukraine and rush over the black sea fleet. >> that's right, tony. the prime minister hear saying that the these are russian forces. we have no confirmation of that on the ground. these men . >> they number 15 shoes russian sailors. it is a major naval base. they want to protect their interests. we have seen russian armor personnel carriers in the last day or so. they are just exercises. but raising tensions a bit here in crimea, kiev watching very closely what is going on, who is in charge of security. very much an open question, tony. >> jennifer glass for us. as we told you, president obama said tonight that the u.s. is deeply concerned by the reports of russian military movements in ukraine. there will be consequences if russian intervenes. mike viqueira for us at the white house. mike, the president didn't say what those intervention measures could be. >> no one takinbe. >> what is left on the table? that's going to be the speculation. obviously it will be economic sanctions on what mate
welcome its time to do today for the second time in ten years street protests to force ukraine's russian speaking president from office. after last week's blog i forget the unbridled joy at the two thousand four orange revolution. this pro eu activists clean up the next year's independence square the keenly aware of the challenges that await governments from the brink of bankruptcy and a nation fearful of splitting into. in the crimean port city of sebastian cole sunday tens of thousands turned out against the ouster of victory and a covert some weight. russian flax. russia whose government has recalled its ambassador to care for consultations and which denounces what it calls dictatorial and sometimes methods by those who've taken over by a mere putting taking his distances with gannett co which after last week's violence. how he will ultimately react in the face of western warnings to stay out of it in ukraine today in a false and get to the ukraine after yanukovich with is to talk about it from jeff political scientist balancing yet cushy thank you for being with us. we also want to t
>> rose: welcome to the program. we begin this evening with the crises in ukraine, talking about john herbst, iam bremmer, phone know hill and charles kupchan. >> only $3 billion made it in the coffers with another 2 billion that was coming. but then the crack down that was failed during the olympics, that money is no longer there and the russian government has said okay guys you can find that two billion from somebody else how about the imf. >> rose: we continue talking about the internet and the digital age with eric schmidt and jared cohen. >> it's a free and open internet and the connectivity of the world which i spent my whole life sort of working toward technically and now a political and legal level. the stakes here are huge, right. education, entertainment, huge markets. the freedoms of citizens. google is a perfect placement there are others as well. >> we're in a decade long transition where we'll go from a minority of the world population being on-line to the entire population being on-line. one, you want a front row seat. two you want to be heart of ensuring that new
york. [ gunfire ] >> blood ji thursday in ukraine. more violence in the streets, and more depth as protests continue. global outrage. the u.s. and european union look for ways to end the ukrainian uprising. not guilty, the plea in court from three al jazeera journalists. colorado's marijuana industry and why many pay their tax bill in cash. plus solving crime with new technology. the science tracking down app suspect. ♪ >>> it was an especially deadly day in ukraine. sniper attacks and more fighting between police and protesters, an ugly seen as you look live at the capitol of kiev. the ukrainian ambassador called it a sad day for his country. what we know now is this. it's the worst violence seen in the protests. 39 people were killed in kiev today. that brings the total to 67 people who have been killed since tuesday. world leaders have condemned the violence. the european union imposed new sanctions on european officials. nick schifrin is live in kiev tonight. tell us what you are seeing right now. >> reporter: john, what we saw this morning was chaos and carnage, and right
>> announcer: this is al jazeera. welcome to the newshour. divisions in the ukraine intensify. the questions - who is in control, and where is the president. afghan president hamid karzai condemns the deadliest taliban attack. we ask will it be possible to guarantee safe passage in syria? >> life after war - former fighters find new lives in the democratic republic of congo. >> we begin in ukraine where there's no sense of who is running the country. the president is out of the capital, after being impeached by parliament. no one is sure if he is still in ukraine. his arch rival tymoschenko is free after two years in gaol. she made her way to independence square, where she urged protesters to remain until the struggle is over. the camps from quiet, but many protesters remained. the main question now is somewhere the president. he has, in fact, abandoned his residence and was seen claiming he was the victim of a coup. whelm talk to rory challands at the winter olympics in sochi, an event eclipsed by event in ukraine, first to andrew simmonds in kiev. where is viktor yanukovych,
. i'm amy goodman. ukraine is in a state of crisis after months of protest that have left as many as 82 dead. the government has issued an arrest warrant for ousted president viktor yanukovych after he fled the capital of key at. -- kiev. >> the mission of the new government is to stem ukraine from heading into an abyss, stabilizing the exchange rate, distribution of pension and aids, helping the development of businesses and jobs. another priority is returning to courts.pean we must return to the family of european countries. haveited states and europe alleged aid to the new government in ukraine. we will have more after the crisis. egypt interim prime minister has announced the mass resignation of his government. the sudden resignation paves the way for field marshal sec. he has reportedly been asked to remain in his post until a new prime minister is found. in thailand, at clearwire people were killed and dozens wounded over the weekend in gun and bomb attacks. three of the dead were children. prime minister yingluck shinawat has condemned the attacks. venezuela, hundreds of th
in southern ukraine truth is this approach is that recounts looking to protect the release of ultra not chasing kiev. their idea no extra shine over. these other was a big needle and some boss a debt to china. i found it to four months achilles are accused of being modest in its app that lets you be buying that jaunty tune in their findings in this lab rats france. three the cup itself with the extreme photos of a crime and that is breaking out into him. the he's a comment like most cases it seems an auction with me next. and welcome to the problem ukraine's ounce of praise and thanks again to call the church sent this to the statement which said chance he's an only to give up into fine to hold onto our paths crossed line to the season extended test the keys in kyiv right now and i say so what did the awesome presence have to say. well the story of the city among others has turned into a genuine hollywood thriller. he fled to the ukraine's capital of five days ago. leaving all the governmental buildings macd the power itself in the capital to what was then that the political opposit
with it for a day the rise of ultra nationalism in ukraine is causing tensions in the south of the country. the scent of unrest is now in the capital of the which comes we can all find me a new coupon and then has pledged to hold the regional referendum which could push them even further away from his control unit the scandal is in crime the crimean palm and has released to the local prime minister from his duties basically just a single government as well as set dates for a referendum over whether or not to state with ukraine and the state is in the twenty fifth which is the same day. one of the new authorities in kiev are planning to hold nationwide presidential elections in fact it said the twenty oh seven local rights to hold any sort of referendums independently under new laws which have been passed easily in kiev and only time over and over the next year in the capital of the crimea. a group of unknown troll russian activists got inside the building of local parliament and raced the russian flag on top of that the foul weather didn't allow deputies to enter inside and are no reports
-escalate. this time both sides. >> that is the ukraine, now back to james clapper, director of national intelligence, made these candid remarks about the phone data collection by the government. this is what he said in this interview here. he said, "had we been transparent about this from the outset right after 9/11, we wouldn't have had the problem we had with the explosive public reaction." it is worth pointing out, phone data collection proceeds the obama administration, so clapper wasn't there to make those early decisions. do you think he's shoving blame for the heat east takhe's taken the bush administration here? >> obviously there's some of that, because he's talking about this needing to have been done ten years ago. but i think more theoretically, obviously, president obama could have come in and clapper, when he was appointed director of national intelligence, could have come in and announced that this program section 215, the collection of metadata, the surveillance on americans, they
>>> i'm chris wallace. crisis in ukraine. who is running the country? we'll discuss ukraine's future and whether it will ultimately side with the west or russia with two leading senators, dick durbin, the number two democrat in the senate, and republican kelly ayotte, a member of the senate armed services committee. and we'll ask our sunday panel whether president obama has badly misjudged vladamir putin. then, the nation's governors come to washington to tackle tough issues like immigration and obamacare. we'll talk with wisconsin governor scott walker and vermont's peter shumlin, and our power player of the week. i get up close and personal with washington's newest and certainly most adorable celebrity, the giant panda cub bao bao all now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. we start with ukraine where the situation is changing by the hour. the parliament has voted president yanukovych out of office, and opposition forces appear to have taken over most of the capital of kiev, but the president says he will not step down and speaks of a coup ca
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